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Call and Responses: The Odyssey of the Moor

Call and Responses: The Odyssey of the Moor is an installation by Graeme Mortimer Evelyn, on display at Kensington Palace until 6th January 2014.

Graeme's work is a response to Dutch master sculptor John van Nost’s Bust of the Moor, commissioned by King William III in around 1689. In the above video, Miranda Kaufmann presents the work and talks to Graeme about his aims and intentions.

Our thanks to Historic Royal Palaces, the Royal Collection Trust and Arts Council England for their assistance in producing this video.

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